Please join us for the second in the series of three discussions, each addressing topics of importance to the entrepreneur.  Each session will feature professionals with expertise and experience on that particular topic, offering a one-hour moderated panel discussion with questions and answers.

The size of the group is limited to 25 participants. This is smaller than our other educational events, and is by design.  The intent is to maximize the opportunity for discussion on everyone's part.

Tuesday, September 16  "Raising Money From Friends, Family And Fools"
Time: 4:00-6:00 p.m. With networking & refreshments from 4:00-4:30 p.m. and after the panel discussion.

Location: Pierre Laclede Building, 7733 Forsyth Blvd., 2nd floor, Clayton, MO
Cost: $20 for nonmembers, $15 for MVF members
Register: Click on date on upper left of this page or call 314-241-2683

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next meeting: Friday, SEPTEMBER 5 Breakfast Meeting


Speaker: Jim Eberlin, TopOPPS

Topic: TBA

When: Friday, September 5 from 7:15-9 am

Where: Triumph Grill/Moto Museum, 3441 Olive St., St. Louis, MO 63103 (Entrepreneur Casual Dress, i.e. jeans welcome)

Cost: Members-free;  Non-members-$49

Register: Click on date upper left of this page

About Missouri Venture Forum

Missouri Venture Forum is a non-profit organization formed in 1985 that serves as a catalyst bringing together the people genuinely interested in helping entrepreneurs.

Our Mission . . .

Missouri Venture Forum's Mission is to serve entrepreneurs – those leading the growth of earlier stage businesses – through peer networking, topical education and access to capital resources.

Entrepreneurial activity and access to capital is facilitated through:

  • networking
  • education
  • information exchange

Members include . . .

  • Entrepreneurs
  • Private investors
  • Attorneys
  • Bankers
  • Venture capitalists
  • Accountants
  • Consultants
  • Educators
  • Marketing specialists
  • Corporate executives
  • Inventors